The royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) suspected pitbull of having killed the woman who was walking in Nova Scotia, on Tuesday morning.
The police were notified at around 8 p.m. local time, that a woman, possibly dead stood along the road in Wittenburg in Middle Musquodoboit, approximately 60 km east of Halifax, with a dog next to it.
The arrival of the officers on the scene, the animal, described as a big pitbull beige and brown, had gone missing, informed the police. The police were looking for the dog and a notice instructing residents of the area to remain in their own homes has been launched.
About 90 minutes later, the RCMP was informed that this dog had been fatally struck by a vehicle on route 224.
In a post on Facebook explaining this event, the RCMP stated that it could not give details about the woman killed by the dog.
An investigation was opened to shed light on this tragedy.